President John Kennedy addresses citizens of America about the Soviet military buildup and Soviet missiles on island of Cuba.
Washington DC USA Date:1962, October 22 Duration:3 min 55 sec Sound:Yes
Early in Cuban Missile Crisis. Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, Vice President Lyndon Johnson, and other of President John Kennedy's advisors arrive at White House. Americans buying newspapers with headlines about the upcoming speech by the President. President Kennedy addresses citizens of America on television, explaining what has been happening in Cuba. U.S. citizens commenting in different manners on the situation. Civil defense shelters shown. Cuban blockade. Supermarket shelves stripped and queues at check outs. Governor Rossolini and Governor Rockefeller at White House to coordinate state civil defense activities. Comments by the governors to the press, talking about civil defense procedures and instructions for sheltering in place with food, water, geiger counter, radio.
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